Ocean and coastal waters around the world are beginning to tell a disturbing story. The seas, like a sponge, are absorbing increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, so much so that the chemical balance of our oceans and coastal waters is changing and a growing threat to marine ecosystems.
Every year, the world makes 21 million tons of polystyrene, the kind of plastic found in styrofoam cups, take out containers, CD cases, and packing peanuts.
Most of that ends up in landfills, in waterways, and on the streets — and stays there. Styrofoam isn’t biodegradable, meaning that it can’t be broken down or decomposed by bacteria or other organisms the way other trash can.
My Kindle book called “Permacooking: How To Prepare Healthy Meals With Less Food Waste” is available for free for one day only on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.
The book is about why it’s important to reduce food waste and gives ideas on how to prepare wonderful meals using parts that are typically discarded (such as banana peels, egg shells, stems, etc).
Hope you enjoy it! Thank you all.
It’s estimated that the world yields 110 million tons of citrus fruits annually, with oranges accounting for more than half of that production volume. Given that not every part of the fruit is put to use, that’s a lot of waste.
Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.
The spherical refrigerator by Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek is buried underground, keeping food cool without using electricity.